Camellia japonica 'Gwenneth Morey'
camellia 'Gwenneth Morey'
An evergreen shrub with an upright habit and glossy dark green leaves with finely serrated edges. Mid sized anemone-form flowers, with creamy white petals around the outside and a mass of pale yellow petals in the centre, are produced in mid to late spring
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Ultimate height4–8 metres
Time to ultimate height10–20 years
Ultimate spread4–8 metres
MoistureMoist but well–drained, Well–drained
Colour & scent
|Spring||White Cream Yellow||Green|
- Partial shade
North–facing or West–facing
- Native to the UK
- Columnar upright
Camellia are evergreen shrubs with simple, ovate, glossy, leathery leaves and showy flowers with solitary or clustered flowers early in the year
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How to grow
Prefers acidic soil with plenty of organic matter and good drainage. Position in light shade, and shelter from cold, dry winds and early morning sun, as buds and flowers may be damaged by cold winds and late frosts. See camellia cultivation for more detailed advice
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- City and courtyard gardens
- Cottage and informal garden
- Flower borders and beds
Pruning group 8 (evergreens), after flowering
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